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Old 02-03-2005, 11:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Im getting my tax return soon, and I am wondering which card should I get. I am only going to spend about $175. I need something that will give me alot of performance for the $175. Any ideas?

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well im sure if you look hard enough you can find a 6600 gt for around $200 , thats only 25 dollars more and you wont regret it .

My friend just spent 150 bucks on a fx 5700 , and let me tell you , he hates it , its a complete dog .
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Don't get any GeForce FX series cards. Get the 6600GT for $200, it rivals ATI's top X800 cards. You get way more performance than what you would expect with a mid-range card.
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Old 02-03-2005, 03:14 PM   #4 (permalink)
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yeah, spend the extra money and get a 6600gt, very good value
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6600GT all the way, baby!Top notch performance for only $200!
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i've almost got enough saved for a GT!!!!!....but i need a new psu too...damni!!
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Alright thanks, I will spend the xtra $25. I've never used Nvidia, but the reviews sound good.
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How is this card??????
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...164-035&depa=0
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this PNY 6600gt is meant to be great value for money, its what I am getting, and it works out less than $175. Not much good though to buy from America Im afraid http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...duct_uid=81343
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It's hard to beat NewEgg. If nothing else, their turn-around time on orders is enough to keep you coming back.
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